The International Judo Federation (IJF), a few days after the final, apologized to our athlete for the judge’s error. And a little later it was learned that Inal would also receive the “gold” of the World Cup.
Tasoev received the award and the red patch on his kimono, which is awarded to all current world champions, at a training session on the eve of the Grand Slam tournament in Baku from senior national team coach Konstantin Filosofenko. and in the presence of his companions.
“I learned that the long-awaited medal would be awarded in Baku during a training event at the Academy of Martial Arts,” Inal Tasoev told the press service of the Russian Judo Federation. “I’m glad they did it.” “They didn’t send it to my house and I didn’t receive it” alone, and they gave it to me in the presence of the entire team. I am happy to have been able to share this important moment with them. Now that “I have the award, I can fully say that I am a world champion.”